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10th anniversary celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community

London, Tuesday 24th October 2017 – The official launch of the The Bangla Mirror Group British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2017 publication and award gala dinner will be held in the prestigious Meridian Grand on Thursday 9th November 2017. The Bangla Mirror Group, publishers of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication, held a press conference on Tuesday 24th October 2017 at ...

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British Education Award organisesd press conference

British Education Award recently organised a press conference with Bangladeshi media in a restaurant in Brick Lane.  It was told at the press conference that British Education Award is something different in the hustle of numerous numbers of awards.  As this award maintains complete mainstream standard, the nominations are coming from British college and universities and the committee shortlists the ...

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UKBCCI Business and Entrepreneur Excellence Award-2017 held in London

UKBCCI Business and Entrepreneur Excellence Awards-2017 were held in London in a festive tone. The venue of the gala ceremony being held for the second time this year was the same as the previous year The London Hilton on Park Lane. As recognition of success, awards were given to the Bri tish Bangladeshi Business Entrepreneurs for their individual excellence in ...

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Theresa May rules out pause in introducing universal credit

Theresa May has dismissed calls for a pause in the national introduction of universal credit to address problems with the system, but said the decision to scrap charges for a claimants’ phone helpline showed ministers were listening. May was challenged on the new benefits system at prime minister’s questions, with Jeremy Corbyn saying it was “in a shambles” and arguing that ...

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Brexit plan ‘in paralysis’

The government will be forced to delay bringing the EU withdrawal bill back to the House of Commons for a second time, as it struggles to respond to hundreds of hostile amendments, Labour sources expect. MPs on both sides of the house had expected debate on the next stage of the complex bill to kick off next week – but the leader ...

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Tories must confront leadership issue, says George Osborne

George Osborne has said the Conservatives need to confront the issue of Theresa May’s leadership after she lost her majority at the last general election. The ex-chancellor, now editor of the Evening Standard, said the matter could not be ducked and that it dominated conversations with his former cabinet colleagues. Speaking at a Spectator event in conversation with Andrew Neil, he ...

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TOWER HAMLETS COUNCIL PAYS FOR 23 MORE POLICE OFFICERS ON THE BEAT

John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, has announced a multi-million pound investment in community safety to increase the number of council funded police officers in the borough to thirty-nine (39).   The Mayor raised concerns that cuts to the police’s budget has reduced the number of police in Tower Hamlets and has committed £3m of funding over the next three ...

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Sadiq Khan at odds with Labour Party over London migrant cap

Sadiq Khan today broke with Labour’s official migration policy to set out his own blueprint for attracting skilled workers to London after Brexit. The Mayor called for a flexible system that would allow the capital to set its own immigration criteria for the global talent it needs to thrive. He said the Government should make it “easier, not harder” to bring in ...

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Brexit: EU ‘to prepare’ for future trade talks with UK

The EU is to begin preparing for its post-Brexit trade negotiations with the UK, while refusing to discuss the matter with the British government. An internal draft document suggests the 27 EU countries should discuss trade among themselves while officials in Brussels prepare the details. The draft text could yet be revised. EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said a lack ...

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Natural History Museum crash: Car hits people in London

Several people have been injured after a car hit pedestrians near the Natural History Museum in London, police say. The Metropolitan Police said one person had been detained following the incident at 14:20 BST in Exhibition Road in South Kensington. Video footage that emerged on Twitter showed a man being restrained on the ground. London Ambulance said it treated 11 ...

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